Henry Aloise Prchal age 86 of Norwood Young America passed away Monday March 4, 2013 at his home in Norwood Young America.
Mass of Christian Burial held Saturday March 9, 2013 - 12 NOON at Church of the Ascension in Norwood Young America with Father Gregory Abbott as Celebrant of the Mass; visitation Friday 4-8 pm and 1 hour prior to the Mass ALL AT THE CHURCH; Stations of the Cross held Friday evening at 7:30 pm; interment at Church of the Ascension Cemetery, Norwood Young America.
Henry was born on July 9, 1926 in rural Montgomery, MN the son of Joseph and Anna (Rehor) Prchal. He was baptized and confirmed at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Montgomery. On April 21, 1951, Henry was united in marriage to Patricia Entinger at St. John’s Catholic Church in Union Hill.
Henry, a loving husband, dad, grandpa and great-grandpa, truly loved being around his family. He enjoyed watching the birds and going fishing. Henry was an avid card player, any game being played he would join in. He would go for coffee every morning with his group of friends. Henry was a member of the Knights of Columbus for 70 years attaining the rank 3rd Order Knight and was a faithful member of the Church of the Ascension.
Henry is preceded in death by his parents Joseph and Anna Prchal; brothers Fred and Thomas Prchal; sister Bozna; brothers-in-law Paul Entinger and Eugene Soller; nephew Martin Gensch; niece Elaine Ceplecha.
Survivors include his wife Patricia; Children and spouses Joyce and William Hrdlichka of LeCenter, Kenneth and Amy Prchal of Apple Valley, Dennis and Kay Prchal of Vadnais Heights, Barbara and Kevin LaFramboise of Farmington, Mark and Janet Prchal of Excelsior, Gloria and Jeffrey Peterson of Dellwood, Allan and Debra Prchal of Norwood Young America; grandchildren Victoria and Andreas Bossler, Catherine and David Steffen, Cynthia Hrdlichka, Aaron and Althea Hrdlichka, Nathan and Holly Hrdlichka, Patrick and Miranda Hrdlichka, Christopher Hrdlichka, Eliam Hrdlichka, Samuel Hrdlichka, Kyle and Ashley Prchal, Ryan Prchal, Bradley Prchal, Andrew Prchal, Scott Prchal, Michelle and Aaron Machtemes, Katherine and Noah Porter, Derek and Kelly Prchal, Matthew Prchal, Anna Peterson, Mary Peterson, Jason Prchal, Kristin Prchal; great-grandchildren Hannah Bossler, Nicole Bossler, Oliver Steffen, Gavin Hrdlichka, Elijah Hrdlichka, Xander Hrdlichka, Sariah Hrdlichka, Aurora Hrdlichka, Gabriella Hrdlichka, Preston Hrdlichka, Layla Prchal, Hunter Machtemes, Micah Porter, Bethany Porter, Lucia Prchal; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law Donald and Bernice Entinger of Belle Plaine, Larry and Marion Entinger of Belle Plaine, Peter Entinger of Arizona, Georgiean Havlicek of Inver Grove Heights, Roselma Soller of Eagan, Joanne and Jim Gensch of St. Paul; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Serving as casket bearers are Henry’s grandsons.
Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.
Arrangements with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia. www.johnsonfh.com